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  • Volunteers Wade in to Celebrate Rivers Week!

    Monday 25th September, 2017

    Volunteers pulled on their waders and got stuck into some river restoration on the Pippbrook near Dorking as part of ‘Rivers Week’ celebrations across the county.

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  • Building Hotels For VIP Bees!

    Tuesday 19th September, 2017

    Bee's Needs

    There was a real buzz down on the allotment in Reigate this weekend, as gardeners gathered to help bees on their patch, building special ‘bee hotels’ to host VIPs - or ‘Very Important Pollinators’!

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  • Celebrate our Wonderful Waterways in Rivers Week!

    Monday 11th September, 2017

    Rivers Week Clean-Up 2016

    A week of special activities to celebrate the wonderful waterways of Surrey and the wildlife that depends on them is being held across the county this month. Surrey Wildlife Trust is hosting a series of inspiring talks, walks and volunteer days, which culminate in a weekend of fun family activity days on the River Mole and the River Wey.

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  • Wildlife Charity Bags Thousands in Tesco Grants!

    Tuesday 15th August, 2017

    Volunteers - Jon Hawkins

    Surrey Wildlife Trust is celebrating the news that it’s won donations totalling £8,000 from Tesco’s ‘Bags of Help’ initiative, after shoppers voted in stores to help the charity’s work.

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  • Bird Feeding Bonanza – Surrey Celebrates Decade of Donations!

    Monday 7th August, 2017

    Goldfinch by Derek Moore

    Surrey Wildlife Trust and Vine House Farm bird foods are celebrating 10 years of working together to protect wildlife – with nearly £45,000 donated over this time to help care for nature in the county.

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  • Bee Creative and Make Your Garden Bee Friendly this Summer!

    Tuesday 1st August, 2017

    Bumble bee - Alan Price

    There’s a real buzz about wildlife gardening this summer as Surrey Wildlife Trust joins forces with The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to encourage gardeners across the county to create havens for wild bees.

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  • Surrey School Children Achieve Coveted Wildlife Award

    Thursday 13th July, 2017

    Children from Ashford Park Primary gain their John Muir Award

    A wildlife project in Staines has earned young nature lovers a special ‘John Muir Award’ for their work to help their local environment.

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  • Heroes Wanted - To Help our Hedgerows!

    Monday 10th July, 2017

    Hedgerows are a haven for wildlife such as hedgehogs, butterflies and birds, but this vital habitat may be under threat. Now Surrey Wildlife Trust is launching an exciting new project called ‘Hedgerow Heroes’, to train an army of volunteers to help save the county’s precious hedge network.

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  • Thousands Get Closer to Nature as Charity Challenge Goes Wild!

    Thursday 6th July, 2017

    Hunting for minibeasts - Pic Credit: Craig Freeman

    Wild paddling, planting flowers for bees, cloud gazing, making stick men and listening to the birds – just some of the thousands of acts of wildness inspired by Surrey Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild challenge this year.

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  • The Mystery of the Yellow Fish

    Tuesday 4th July, 2017

    Striking yellow fish stickers have been appearing on pavements in Surrey this week as part of a new campaign to raise awareness about pollution in the county’s waterways.

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